Stories in Oklahoma

Volunteer in Oklahoma!

Join the dedicated team of volunteers making a difference in Oklahoma!

at Volunteer Work Day at Blue River.
Young helper at Volunteer Work Day at Blue River. © Katie Hawk

HELP OUT IN OKLAHOMA

The Oklahoma Chapter has a variety of ongoing needs for volunteers - join the cadre of dedicated volunteers who are making a difference.

Step 1: The first step to becoming a volunteer is to sign up in the field below for Oklahoma’s monthly e-newsletter, which provides news on upcoming volunteer needs.

Step 2: Then, complete the online volunteer form to provide us with your contact information and special skills.

IN THE FIELD

The Oklahoma Chapter operates preserves throughout the state and the staff has ongoing management, surveillance, biological survey, and monitoring projects. Current projects include: 

  • Butterfly, bird and bat monitoring
  • Vegetation sampling
  • Fence construction
  • Litter pickup
  • Trail maintenance
  • Painting
  • Plant and animal inventories
  •  Seed Collection

AT THE TALLGRASS PRAIRIE

The Tallgrass Prairie Docent Program staffs the Preserve's visitor center. Docent training is held each winter and the visitor center is open from mid March through mid December.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Volunteers are occasionally needed for special events.

DONATE SURPLUS EQUIPMENT

If you have surplus equipment, you can help with the restoration and maintenance of Oklahoma's preserves! 

The Oklahoma Chapter appreciates and values the contributions of time, effort, and special skills which you, as a volunteer, bring to The Nature Conservancy. Your actions increase the organization's ability to protect the natural heritage of Oklahoma. For more information, contact Larissa Balzer, 405-858-8557.